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VIN CE Course PHAR105-0317: Veterinary In-House Drug Compounding
The lectures for this course will be presented in an audio format.

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Presenter: Lauren Eichstadt Forsythe, PharmD, FSVHP
Course Open: March 21-May 5, 2017
Real Time Sessions (RTS): Tuesdays, March 28, April 4, 11, 18, and 25, 2017; 9:30-11:30 pm ET (US)
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Practice Sessions: In order to prepare you for a successful experience in your CE course, we request you attend a Practice Session prior to the first Real Time Session. Please arrive promptly at the start time; each Practice Session is up to 1 hour in length. For more information, please visit the CE Practice Area.

*The presenters for this course will be using audio which will require you to have a headset or speakers to listen. If you have any concerns regarding your computer's audio capabilities, please be sure to attend one of the Practice Sessions.

Level and Prerequisites: This intermediate course will be open to veterinarians actively interested in in-house drug compounding. Prior to starting this course veterinarians should have experience using and prescribing compounded products for their patients.
VIN CE Course: Open to veterinarians. This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians. (RACE 22-28453)

Course Information:
Week 1 of this five week course will provide an overview of compounding for veterinarians including legal considerations and pros/cons of compounded products. Weeks 2-4 will provide video demonstrations of compounding and walk participants through the steps from start to finish of preparing a compound for a patient. Capsule, liquid, transdermal, and otic medications will be covered.

Week 1 (Real Time Session March 28, 2017): Introduction to Compounding Concepts
Presenter: Lauren Eichstadt Forsythe, PharmD, FSVHP
Format: Audio
Objectives: Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to Week 2 (Real Time Session April 4, 2017): Oral Liquids - Suspensions and Solutions
Presenter: Lauren Eichstadt Forsythe, PharmD, FSVHP
Format: Audio
Objectives: Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to Week 3 (Real Time Session April 11, 2017): Capsules
Presenter: Lauren Eichstadt Forsythe, PharmD, FSVHP
Format: Audio
Objectives: Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to Week 4 (Real Time Session April 18, 2017): Transdermal Drugs
Presenter: Lauren Eichstadt Forsythe, PharmD, FSVHP
Format: Audio
Objectives: Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to Week 5 (Real Time Session April 25, 2017): Otic and Other Dosage Forms
Presenter: Lauren Eichstadt Forsythe, PharmD, FSVHP
Format: Audio
Objectives: Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to Successful completion (scoring 80% or better) on the end-of-course test is required to earn a certificate of completion for the course. To learn more about the requirements for earning a CE certificate, please refer to Receiving Your CE Credit and Course Completion Certificate.

Course Materials: Course materials will be available in the course library prior to each Real Time Session.
Required Textbook(s): There is no required textbook for this course.

About the Presenter:
Lauren Eichstadt graduated from the University of Findlay, College of Pharmacy in May 2015. Following completion of her PharmD degree, Dr. Eichstadt completed a one year veterinary pharmacy residency at Purdue University's Veterinary Teaching Hospital (VTH). As part of this residency, Dr. Eichstadt taught compounding to pharmacy students through a hands-on course, taught didactic CE to veterinarians on compounding, and spent a large portion of her time compounding medications necessary for treating patients of the VTH. She also is involved with research surrounding compounded products and has written home study CE courses for veterinarians and pharmacists on compounding.

Total CE Credit: 10

Tuition: Member $230 ($207 early bird special if enrolled by March 7, 2017)
Non-Member $355 ($319 early bird special if enrolled by March 7, 2017)
Prices are listed in US dollars.

*To ensure participants are ready and prepared for classes, enrollment will close on March 28, 2017 at 5 pm ET (USA) or when the maximum number of participants is reached.

*For more information on how online CE works, see the Participant Resource Center.

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  1. Enrollment qualifications: VIN CE courses are open to VIN member and non-member veterinarians. Veterinarians enrolling in a VSPN CE course must be a VIN member. Veterinary support staff must be a VSPN member to enroll in a VSPN CE or a VIN CE course open to VSPN member enrollment.
  2. Each enrollee must be able to receive emails from @vspn.org and @vin.com addresses. Email is our major form of communication with participants; personal emails are highly recommended rather than clinic/hospital email addresses.
  3. Each person is individually responsible for his/her own registration. To ensure that all information received is secure and correct, please do not enroll for a course on behalf of another individual.
  4. For further assistance call 800-846-0028 ext. 797 or email CEonVIN@vin.com. Please include the course title, your full name, and contact information in your correspondence.
"This program (22-28453) is approved by the AAVSB RACE to offer a total of 10 CE Credits, with a maximum of 10 CE Credits being available to any individual veterinarian. This RACE approval is for the subject matter categories of: Scientific, using the delivery method of Interactive-Distance: (Web-based, Teleconference or Audio-Conference). This approval is valid in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB RACE; however, participants are responsible for ascertaining each board's CE requirements."

Course withdrawal and refund policy: A complete refund of the paid course price will be issued when your withdrawal request is received prior to the listed start date of the course. If you wish to withdraw after the start date please contact the VIN office 800-846-0028 ext. 797 to discuss eligibility for a pro-rated refund.
* Note: To ensure rapid handling of your request for withdrawal, we recommend that you call the VIN office at 800-846-0028 ext. 797.

*For more information on VIN's upcoming CE courses, check the VIN Course Catalog.

Katherine James, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (SAIM)
VIN Education Coordinator

VIN CE Services: CEonVIN@vin.com
800-846-0028 or 530-756-4881; ext. 797
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